In the eighties we moved from desktops to laptops; in the nineties we started to move from laptops to palmtops. This program looks at several handheld computing devices including Selectronics Word Finder Thesaurus, Berlitz Euro Traveler, Random House Encyclopedia, Franklin's Elementary Spelling Ace, Language Master 4000 Speaking Dictionary, Electronic Holy Bible, Sharper Image's Electronic Golf Game, Self Dialing Electrodex, Bridge Computer, Talking Translator, Sharp's Wizard OZ 8200, Casio's BO...
Keywords: palmtop; casio; franklin; handheld; sharp; portable; atari
|Hard Disk Storage|
As applications and files get larger, users need a hard disk drive, a Bernoulli box or a tape streamer. Guests: Robert Brown, Landmark Software; Joel Kamerman, Kamerman Labs; Alan Ebright, Priam; Gary Kildall, Digital ResearchProducts/Demos: Iomega Bernoulli Box, Hard Card, Hyperdrive
Keywords: Episode year: 1985
|Hi Tech Hawaii - Part 2|
Part two of this four-part series on high technology work in Hawaii. This episode covers Trex Enterprises, a Kauai based company doing work in digital optics; AdTech, a Honoluolu based company which is one of the leading manufacturers of network test equipment; the City of Kapolei on Oahu, the main transpacific switching point for telecommunications between Asia and the United States; the Gemini Observatory, one of the world's leading research centers for deep space exploration; the CMR Infrasou...
Keywords: trex; optics; adtech; maui; kauai; kapolei; hawaii; honolulu; oahu; gemini; observatory; volcano
|Hi Tech Hawaii - Part 3|
We'll take you to Kauai to see where the Defense Department is testing the Ballistic Missile Defense Program, formerly known as SDI or STAR WARS. We'll visit one of the world's most powerful supercomputer centers on the island of Maui, and we'll go to the big island to find out why some high tech workers have given up on the mainland, and are now telecommuting from Hawaii.
Keywords: Episode year: 2001; Military
Downloads: 2,679 (1 review)
|Hi Tech Hawaii - Part 4|
The final episode in this four-part series on new hi-tech development in Hawaii. Stories covered include web startup DigitalIsland.com; video conferencing to treat South Pacific Island patients at Tripler Army Medical Center; Best Industries, developers of a new, non-polluting septic waste management technology; SquareUSA, a leading developer of interactive entertainment and producers of Final Fantasy; a big island floral company that uses the Internet to sell flowers around the world; and a vis...
Keywords: hawaii; tripler; waste management; maui; hilo; kauai
|High Tech Dayton?|
Computer Chronicles goes on the road to Dayton, Ohio to cover one of the country's largest user's groups and a little known center for high-tech innovation. Companies profiled include NCR, whose former CEO is now running HP.
Keywords: NCR; HP; dayton; Microsoft; Conferences; Dayton; ohio; Windows; Linux; Lexis-Nexis
|High Tech France - Part One|
A look at the high-tech industry in France, shot on location in Paris. The focus of this program is the MiniTel system, the French precursor to the Internet. Applications demonstrated include banking, home shopping, classifieds, news, and advertising. Also includes a visit to U.S. West in Omaha which was one of the first American companies to experiment with the MiniTel technology. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: french; minitel; uswest
|High Tech France - Part Two|
The second part of our review of French technology, shot on location in France. Included are ISDN, fiber optics, smart cards, the 185 mph TGV high-speed train, and a look inside the workings of the supersonic Concorde. Originally broadcast in 1990.
|High Tech Hawaii - Part 1|
A surprising look at high tech companies and research in the Aloha state. Shot on location on Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and the Big Island. Features include Trex, a company working on high resolution digital photography, the AEOS telescope run by the Air Force Research Lab on Mount Haleakala, biotech farms growing the antioxidant Astaxanthin, new high tech approaches for Hawaii's traditional sugar industry, a unique power management system in Hilo, and a look at alternative energy research being done b...
Keywords: hawaii; agriculture; telescope; astronomy; nutriceutical; military; astaxanthin; energy; power
|High Tech India - Part One - Sara O'Brien|
India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Guests: Mike Shah, Digital Equipment; Vinay Deshpande, PSIAshok Soota, Wipro; Venkat Mohan, Wipro; P. S. Deodhar, Electronic Comm; S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PM Arjun Malhotra, Hindustan; Rajendra Pawar, NIIT, Jerry Gaudet, DECS...
Keywords: india; bombay; new delhi; bangalore; outsourcing; software
Downloads: 17,559 (5 reviews)
|High Tech India - Part Two - Sara O'Brien|
India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Also includes on location coverage of the high-tech sector in Taiwan.Guests: S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PMRajenda Pawar, NIITVenkat Mohan, Wipro; Adam Osborne, Paperback Publ; S...
Keywords: india; bangalore; new delhi; software; outsourcing; international
|High Tech Israel|
A visit to the Middle East to see the booming high-tech industry in Israel. Featured are Intel and Microsoft R&D centers plus many local Israeli companies doing work ranging from network communications to speech recognition and natural handwriting recognition. Also demonstrations of technology spinoffs from the Israeli military. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Keywords: israel; middle east; tel aviv
Downloads: 2,596 (2 reviews)
|High Tech Scotland - Part Two|
In the United States it's called the Silicon Valley, but in Scotland it's called Silicon Glen - the area between Glasgow and Edinburgh that is famous for high tech R&D. This program looks at several Scottish innovations including a supercomputer that maps road traffic, new low energy green lasers, intelligent phones, noise canceling headsets, distributed learning, and home energy management. Shot on location in Scotland...
Keywords: silicon glen; scotland; edinburgh
|High Tech Singapore - Part 3|
A survey of high tech research and development activities in Singapore. Included are innovative work on RFID chips, the latest sound technology from Creative Labs, Philips DVD Recorders, new web radios, and a school for digital designers. Originally broadcast in 2002.
Keywords: RFID; creative labs; Philips
|High Tech Singapore - Part One|
A look at innovative technologies and companies in one of Asia's major technology centers. Stories include using cell phones for commerce, computerized systems for schools, libraries which use SMS for checking out books, automated in-town rental car services, virtual online visits to prison inmates, and a personal massage module for the Handspring Visor. Originally broadcast in 2002.
Keywords: singapore; asia; mobile commerce
|Holiday Buyers Guide - 1989|
The annual holiday buyer's guide for techie products. Gift giving selections for geeks from Gary Kildall, Paul Schindler, Jan Lewis, John Dickinson, Andrew Eisner, and Stewart Cheifet. Hardware and software for the PC and the Mac. Originally broadcast in 1989.
Keywords: holiday; consumers; shopping
|Holiday Buying Guide 1995|
The annual guide to holiday buying for technology products. Stewart Cheifet, Tim Bajarin, Chris Gorman and several technology writers offer up their selections for best new tech products of the season. Included are new web cams, PDAs, and desktop video editors. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: consumer; holiday; shopping
|Home Design Software|
CAD software eventually migrated down to home users with tools that let you design the inside and outside of your house. This program demonstrates several examples including LandDesigner from Sierra Home, Better Homes & Gardens Online, Picture This Home from AutoDesk, 3D Home Architect Deluxe from Broderbund, and GraphiSoft's ArchiCAD. Originally broadcast in 1998.
Keywords: home design; CAD; architect; land; home; house; gardes; broderbund; autodesk
As you buy faster PCs, you may be keeping your old PC for someone else in the family. But rather than buy a separate modem or printer, you can easily network your home PCs to share these peripherals. We'll look at home network options including devices that let you share your peripherals just by using your existing electrical outlets.
Keywords: Episode year: 2001; Episode year: 2000; Companies: Apple; Networking
|Home PCs 1990|
After disasters like IBM's PC Jr and the failure of PC companies like Texas Instruments and Atari, the future of home personal computers didn't look so good. But in 1990 a new generation of home PCs brought the business back. This program looks at the products that led to this rebirth, including the IBM PS/1, the Tandy 1000, the Magnavox Headstart, the Macintosh LC and the Mac Classic. Also includes coverage of the Commodore 64 and analysis from Dataquest...
Keywords: apple; mac; macintosh; tandy; ibm; TI; Philips; magnavox; atari; commodore
One of the precursors of hypertext and hyperlinks was Hypercard, originally introduced by Apple in 1987. This program looks at the status of Hypercard applications including Hypercomposer, Take One, Culture 1.0, Mission: The Moon, SuperCard, and CAMEO. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hypertext; Hypercard; Apple
Downloads: 3,593 (1 review)
An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of "The Complete Hypercard Handbook" Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: hypercard; apple; bill atkinson
Downloads: 39,946 (2 reviews)
Apple's Hypercard 2.0 brought new sophistication to the concept of hypertext, and laid the groundwork for the powerful Internet concept of hyperlinks. This program looks at new hypertext based applications including Hypercard 2.0, Hyperties 3.0, Spinnaker's PLUS 2.0, and Guide 3.0. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hypertext; Hypercard; Apple
Downloads: 2,984 (2 reviews)